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    Technip-Subsea 7 JV wins Enfield work

    News // April 29, 2004
    Technip and Subsea 7 have announced that their Australian subsidiaries, Technip Oceania Pty Ltd and Subsea 7 (Australia) Pty Ltd, have been awarded a contract by Woodside Energy Ltd for the Enfield oil and gas subsea development located in the CarnarvonBasin, approximately 40km offshore from the North West Cape, Western Australia, in 450m to 650m of water.

    The joint venture contract, which commenced in early April 2004, is worth around US$90 million, and includes the supply and installation of flowlines and risers, electro-hydraulic control umbilicals, transport and installation of a riser turret mooring (RTM) and associated mooring system, transport and installation of subsea manifolds and tie-in and pre-commissioning of the subsea facilities.

    The field development will include five production wells and six water injection wells for reservoir pressure support with flowlines to a disconnectable Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) facility to receive reservoir fluids (oil, water and gas). Surplus gas not required for fuel will be returned to the reservoir via two gas injection wells.

    A joint venture team performing Engineering, procurement services, construction supervision and overall project management will be based in Technip Oceania's offices in Perth, Western Australia.

    Technip will fabricate flowlines and risers at its manufacturing facilities in Le Trait, France and umbilicals at the manufacturing facility (DUCO) in Newcastle, UK. Technip's vessel the CSO Venturer will be used for the offshore installation commencingQ4 2005 and will be supported by Subsea 7's specialist ROV support vessel, Surveyor.

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